Robot Nurse Takes the Place of a Human Nurse to Help Patients in Personal Hygiene

by Savitha C Muppala on  November 15, 2010 at 5:06 PM General Health News
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A robot has been designed by scientists which is capable of helping patients maintain personal hygiene.

Researchers at the Georgia Tech's Healthcare Robotics Lab have developed the robo-nurse, named Cody, reports Live Science.
 Robot Nurse Takes the Place of a Human Nurse to Help Patients in Personal Hygiene
Robot Nurse Takes the Place of a Human Nurse to Help Patients in Personal Hygiene

Cody has demonstrated its ability to clean a human patient's arms and legs.

It has limbs with reduced stiffness in case of accidental bumping, and is designed to exert a very low amount of pressure while sponging down a patient. There's also a stop button ready for humans to press just in case.

The robot nurse joins a line of serious bots that can do everything from robotic surgery to folding your laundry.

Source: ANI

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